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  • R&D Challenge Event Photo

    OCE launches Smart Computing R&D Challenge

    Jun 30, 2015OCE launches Smart Computing R&D Challenge
    More than 150 representatives from industry, academia and government attended a special forum hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence on June 24 to identify potential collaborations in smart computing.
  • CVAV connected car

    OCE accelerates auto innovation through new program partnerships

    May 27, 2015OCE accelerates auto innovation through new program partnerships
    Fueling innovation is exactly what Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and some of its partners are doing through programs that will move more automotive-based research from the classroom to the showroom.

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  • June 26, 2015 – Standardbred CanadaHorses Communicating With People

    A group of Canadian entrepreneurs, working with organizations like Ontario Centres of Excellence, has developed a new wearable technology for horses that provides real-time data on a horse's health, and will let horses email their owner, trainer or a veterinarian if they’re not well.
    Similar to the wrist bands or gym fitness straps that people use, the SeeHorse wearable collects a horse’s vital signs and sends that information to a smart phone or other device, alerting owners, veterinarians or others when something is not quite right.

  • June 22, 2015 – University of Toronto Engineering NewsEngineers receive grant for ‘artificial liver’ that could help find more effective drugs
    A research team led by U of T Engineering Professor Craig Simmons (MIE, IBBME) received $300,000 this week to create a 3D model of the human liver. Funded by Ontario Centres of Excellence and pharmaceutical consortium CQDM, the project could help determine whether or not new drug molecules are safe for use in humans.